RSNA
  • Publications
  • Madison, WI, USA
  • $66,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Description: Responsible for preparing accepted journal manuscripts for editorial finalization by ensuring they are complete, clear and use standardized terminology and conventions writing style for Radiology journal and in the discipline.

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Works with the Editor and Deputy Editors of Radiology in scientific editing of manuscripts provisionally
    accepted for publication, to identify and address needed modifications in manuscripts to ensure that they clearly
    communicate the information required by readers to assess the scientific validity of the research reported on, as well as the ability to reproduce its methods and to generalize from the results reported.
  • Communicates and collaborates with manuscript authors to obtain needed additional information and to clarify
    information presented in the manuscript.
  • Ensures that the required structure for scientific reporting throughout the manuscript, as described in the
    journal's Publication Information for Authors, are appropriately addressed.
  • Ensures that the conclusions reached by the manuscript authors are appropriate to and can be justified by the
    research methods and findings described.
  • When assigned, works in the Editorial Office during the RSNA Annual Meetings, assisting the Editor,
    reviewers, authors and other attendees as required.

Requirements:

  • Masters or PhD degree in a scientific discipline
  • Minimum of five years prior experience as a scientific writer or editorial experience, preferably in the medical field. Grant writing experience desirable. Applicants with professional experience such as running a lab or biotech are also encouraged.
  • Strong breadth of scientific interest, the ability to think critically about a wide range of scientific issues.
  • Good understanding of scientific and statistical terminology and methods
  • Prior experience in an imaging science field highly desirable
  • Familiarity with manuscript processing software desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of the editorial office team
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